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Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
someone off of law rooftop who might not have water? do i go to this hospital where presumably they have supplies which they did, helicopters dropped off madison they needed. they have water, they have food. sometimes the helicopters came very slowly and these patients grew sicker and sicker and some staff grew very afraid. >> sheri fink, thousand people in the hospital when katrina hit. how many people were evacuated? >> what happened was through incredible work, creative thinking, literally doctors and staff members who went out and knew there were boats on trailers in the neighborhood and when water rose, they hot wired one of them, brought it back to the hospital and started getting able-bodied people out because dry ground was only eight blocks away. they could float them there, that would be a way to rescue them. they got people out that way, they got pets out that way and they started euthanizing pets because they felt we can't put them on a helicopter, trying to take patients and family members out but it turns out through creative thinking they were able to expand those resource
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